Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking Space Make-Ready Permitting Requirements

EV make-ready parking spaces at existing service stations, existing retail establishments, or any other existing building may be approved through the issuance of a municipal zoning permit by meeting the following requirements:

  • The proposed installation does not violate bulk requirements applicable to the property;
  • All other conditions of prior approvals continue to be met; and
  • The proposed installation complies with the construction codes adopted in, or promulgated pursuant to, the State Uniform Construction Code, safety standards concerning the installation, and state rules or regulations concerning EV charging stations.

Installation of EV charging stations or EV make-ready parking spaces shall be considered a permitted accessory use for all municipal zoning or use districts.

(Reference New Jersey Statutes 40:55D-5 and 40:55D-66.19)

Jurisdiction: New Jersey

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Jul 9, 2021

Technologies: EVs, PHEVs

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